CV

Curriculum Vitae of Sunny Wang (Wang, Ling-Jean 王鈴蓁)
Born in 1972 March 25, Taiwan
Head of Glass Studio, Assistant Professor Academy of Visual Arts
Hong Kong Baptist University

Education

2012 Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Arts – Glass), University of South Australia

2001 Master of Visual Art – Glass, Australian National University, Australia

Professional Experience

2012- Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2007-12 Full time lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2007 Visiting scholar at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2006 Visiting scholar at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2006 Glass Casting workshop, Glass Furnace, Istanbul/Turkey

2003-2005 Part time lecturer at National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei/Taiwan

2001-2005 Part time lecturer at Yingge Vocational High School, Taipei/Taiwan

1996-1999 Various positions as glass instructor at Tittot Glass Arts Company, Taipei/Taiwan

1995-1996 Glass product design assistant at F.P. Glass Company, Hsinchu/Taiwan

Publications I: Books, Solo Exhibition Catalogues and Articles

2013 “The Challenge and Possibility of Glass Blowing [吹制玻璃的挑战和可能性]”, GLASS TRENDS [透明物语], issue 6, May 2013, p32-41.

2012 “The Present and Development of International Glass Art [玻璃藝術的國際現況與發展趨勢]”, Stages of Hope and Dreams [當代國際工藝競賽], National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute [台灣工藝研究發展中心], Nantou County [南投縣]/Taiwan. November 2012.

2012 The Art Of Be/Coming Through Glass: the exploration of studio glass art inspired by Chinese calligraphy and framed by Buddhist practice, PhD thesis, University of South Australia, April 2012.

2011 “Be/coming: A Glass Path to Happiness”, Glass Network, The CGS quarterly magazine, UK, March 2012.

2006 Bridging架橋 (Sunny Wang Glass 2006王鈴蓁玻璃展二OO六), Hong Kong: Koru Contemporary Art, 2006.

2006 Revealing The Mystery Veil of Glass Art [揭開玻璃藝術的神秘面紗] (Basic glass techniques in Chinese), Taipei: Artist Book [藝術家出版社], 2006.

2005 “Contemporary Glass in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan”, The Glass Art Society 2005 Journal (35th Annual Conference GAS 2005), edited by Susanne K. Frantz, Seattle: The Glass Art Society, 2005, pp. 66-67.

2004 Sunny Wang Glass 2004, Hong Kong: Koru Contemporary Art, 2004.

2003 Passing Love – Sunny Wang 2003 [傳愛], Hsinchu/Taiwan: Hsinchu Municipal Glass Museum, 2004.

2001 Please Touch: Chinese Character-Drawing in Glass, Sunny Wang, Canberra: Sunny Wang self-published, 2001.

Publications II: Works are selected/included in books/catalogues

2014 “Red Happiness” ; “ Galaxy”, Now/Then: Influence of Qing Dynasty Glass on Contemporary Glass Art [露華瑩澈: 清代/當代玻璃器物展], Shanghai: Shanghai University Press, November 2014, pp. 102-107.

2014 “Almost Self”; “ Self at Ease”; “5 Suchness”; “Milestone”, Asian Glass Art Pavilion [奇幻冒險東風館展品專輯],

2014 Hsinchu City Int’l Glass Festival [2014新竹市國際玻璃藝術節], Hsinchu Cultural Heritage Series 476 [竹塹文化資產叢書476], Hsinchu: Cultural Affairs Bureau [新竹市文化局], July 2014, pp.23, 108.

2014 “Special Feature: Glass words, Sunny Wang’s work and HKBU glass studio”, Nantong City Hao River periodical 254 [濠河三角洲 期刊254], Li Wang [王莉], Jiangsu Province: Nantong Delta Magazine Co. Ltd [南通三角洲雜誌有限公司],
2014, pp. 19-23

2014 “5 Suchness; Self at Ease; Milestone”, Chinese Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition — 1895 Chinese Contemporary Arts & Crafts Series of Exhibitions & Seminar [中國當代玻璃藝術展 — 1895中國當代工藝美術系列大展暨學術論壇], Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press [中國建築工業出版社], Jan 2014, p.130.

2014 “Sunny Wang glass works”, Breathing Through Transparence — International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition [透氣 透器— 2014 杭州國際當代玻璃藝術展], Hangzhou: China Academy of Art Press, 2014, pp.200-207.

2013 “A Happiness Journeying of Be/coming Through Glass”, The Collective Vision – The 16th Ausglass Conference Papers, Wagga Wagga: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Conference 5 – 7 April 2013, pp. 116-124.

2013 “Two Selfs” and “Black and White Suchness”, Art Shanghai 2013上海春季藝術沙龍, Shanghai: Art Shanghai 2013 Organization, 2013, April, pp.53-54.

2013 Sunny Wang, “The current international development of glass art in the world玻璃藝術在國際上的發展現況與趨勢”, Stages of Hope and Dreams創意與夢想的應許之地—當代國際工藝競賽, Nantou/Taiwan: National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute 台灣工藝研究發展中心, 2012, pp. 40-48.

2013 Sunny Wang “The Challenge and possibility of glass blowing [吹製玻璃的挑戰和可能性]”, Glass Trends 透明物語, issue 6, pp. 32-40, Beijing: www. glass-strends.com (Electronic Magazine) , Edited by Huang Ran [黄然], May 2013 ://www.glass-trends.com.

2013 Sunny Wang, “A Stepping Stone”, Australian Signatures, edited by Michael Scarrone, Wagga Wagga: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, ISBN 978-0-646-59347-0, 2013, p.123.

2013 Sunny Wang, Glass Art Education Kit 玻璃教育資源套: Glass Art‧The Amazing Transformation from 0-1200 ℃ 玻璃藝術‧0-1200 ℃ 的奇秒變幻, Glass education DVD, Hong Kong: Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2013.

2012 “The Poetic Stones”, glass, 2011, New Glass Review 33, Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, May 2012, p.54.

2011 “Milestone”, glass, 2011, Laisee利是 – 10 years of Koru Contemporary Art in Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Koru Contemporary Art, 2011, pp.52-53.

2011 “Red Good Fortune [紅福]”, Refine Glass Art – Exhibition of the Glass Art Professors [聚矽迷璃-玻璃工藝教授聯展], curated by Ming-Twen Hsiao [蕭明芚], Hsinchu/Taiwan: Glass Museum of Hsinchu City, 2011, p.56.

2010 “Love” and “Wind”, Artisti e designer del vetro 1960-2010 La collezione Bellini-Pezzoli [Glass Artists and Designers 1960-2010 The Bellini-Pezzoli Collection], curated by Rosa Barovier Mentasti and Cristina Tonini, Milano: Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, 2010, p.162.

2010 “Sunny Wang”, in Masters: Blown Glass, curated by Susan Rossi-Wilcox (New York/London: Lark Books), 2010, pp.32-39.

2009 “Seven Ru (如)”, glass, 2009, 3 Nations: Asian Contemporary Glass Art, Hong Kong: Koru Contemporary Art, 2009.

2009 “Ru (如)”, glass, 2009, Asian Contemporary Glass Art, Seoul: Gallery Sklo, 2009, pp. 28-31.

2009 “Suchness- As You Wish”, glass, 2009, New Glass Review 30, Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 2009, p.58.

2009 ‘‘Almost Self; More Than Self; Spring Longevity”, Glass, 2006 (Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation), Glass. China, by Eva-Maria Fahrner-Tutsek. Munich: Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, 2009, pp. 108-113, and p.137.

2008 “Ru- Suchness Thusness”, Glass, 2008 (Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation), by Hong Kong Arts Centre. Exhibition catalogue of Winning and Shortlisted Entries of Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Award, Hong Kong: Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2008, p. 10.

2008 “Little Self”, glass, 2006, In Essence- The Legacy of Stephen Procter, by Anna Grigson and Maria Grimaldi. Sydney: Sabbia Gallery, 2008, p.28.

2008 “Big Dot Self”, glass, 2006, “Stephen Procter’s Legacy”, by Dan Klein, Craft Arts International Magazine, No. 73, Sydney: Craft Art Pty. Ltd., 2008, p.24.

2006 “Sunny Wang—Blow Creativity [王鈴蓁—吹製創意]”, The Prominent Categories of Taiwanese Art (Craft Design series 2) [台灣藝術經典大系 (工藝設計藝術卷 2)], by Y. K. Chen [陳奕愷], Taipei: Artist Book, 2006, pp.140-150 and p.155.

2005 “Red Happiness”, glass, 2005, The Glass Art Society 2005 Journal, edited by Susanne Frantz. Seattle: The Glass Art Society, 2005, p.102.

2005 “Spring Joy”, glass, 2005, New Glass Review 26, Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 2005, P.98.

2003 “Inner Space Star – Blue [內太空的星星 – 藍]”, Taiwan Contemporary Art Series: Material Arts [台灣當代美術大系: 材質藝術], by Hsiu-ling Chung [莊秀玲], Taipei: Artist Book, 2003, p.146.

2002 “Great Longevity; Great Longevity Orange”, glass, 2000, Glassway [Le stanze del vetro], by Regione Autonoma Valle d’Aosta, Milano: Skira editore, 2002, p.122.

Press Reviews

2012 Ha Thuc, Caroline. “How Art Reshapes Our World: Hong Kong”, Rawness website, http://www.rawness.org/how-art-reshapes-our-world-hong-kong/#1 in August 2012

2011 “Suchness”, Glass, 2011, blaze, No. 272, Adelaide/Brisbane/Melbourne/Sydney: Evolution Publishing, 25 August 2011, p.16.

2009 Kwong, Kevin. 2009. “Glazing a trail” An exhibition by Asian glass artists reveals an art form that is finding new expression outside its Western roots. South China Morning Post, August 11, Arts section, top half edition.

Media Appearance

2010 Glass art talks on TVB Cultural Plaza [文化廣場], 7/14/21 November, Hong Kong.

Collections

Australian National University Collection, Australia; Hsinchu Municipal Glass Museum, Taiwan; National Chiao Tung University Collection, Taiwan; Tittot Glass Museum, Taiwan; Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Germany
Private collection through Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, U.S.A, Italy, Germany, New Zealand., etc.

Honours / Awards / Scholarships

2012 Wang, Sunny. “The Poetic Stones”, glass, 2011, New Glass Review 33, Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 2012, p54., New York/USA

2009 Visiting Scholar to Tsinghua University, Beijing, funded by K.C. Wong Education Foundation Academic Lecture Sponsorship 2009 [王寬誠教育基金會], 1-11 December 2009, Beijing, China.

2009 Wang, Sunny. “Suchness- As You Wish”, glass, 2009, New Glass Review 30, Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 2009, p98., New York/USA

2008 Shortlisted Entries of Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Award

2005 Wang, Sunny. “Spring Joy”, glass, New Glass Review 26, Jurors’ Choice, Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 2005, New York/USA.

2004 Honourable Mention: International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2004, Japan

2003 Golden Glass Award: Fine work in Single Material, Taiwan

2002 Participated in the 16th National Art Exhibition, Taiwan

2001 National Culture and Arts Foundation Grant, Taiwan

1999 Australia Education International Scholarship, Taiwan

1999 Golden Glass Award: First Prize in Single Material, Taiwan

1995 Awarded Outstanding Achievement in 1995 Graduation Project Design

Invited Lectures

2014 Lecture “The now and future of Studio Glass Blowing in Chinese region”, Breathing Through Transparence — International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition [ 透氣 透器— 2014 杭州國際當代玻璃藝術展], China Academy of Art, 10 Jan to 6 March 2014 , HangZou/China

2013 Lecture “A Happiness Journeying of Be/coming Through Glass”, The Collective Vision – Ausglass Conference – Wagga Wagga, 5 – 7 April 2013.

2012 Invited speech: “Glass Be/coming”, Glass Department, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 13 August 2012.

2012 Invited speech: “Glass Be/coming”, Glass Department, School of Art, Australia National University, Canberra, Australia, 10 August 2012.

2012 Invited speech: “Glass Be/coming”, Glass & Ceramics Department, School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 7 August 2012.

2010 Invited speech: “Glass ideas: from everyday design to fine art [話玻璃創意: 從日常生活設計到藝術創作]”, Department of Creative Design, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology [國立雲林科技大學創意生活設計系], 20 December 2010, Yunlin, Taiwan.

2010 Invited speech: “International glass art and discussion on the artist path [國際玻璃藝術與個人創作分享]”, Yuan Ze University [元智大學], 5 May 2010, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

2010 Invited speech: “International glass art and discussion on the artist path [國際玻璃藝術與個人創作分享]”, National Taipei University of Education [國立台北教育大學], 4 May 2010, Taipei, Taiwan.

2009 Invited speech: “The glass works of Sunny Wang and the current Chinese glass art development” at Hongik University, May 2, Seoul, Korea

2009 Invited speech: “Glass in Hong Kong and the path of the artist” to the Glass Art Studio at Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, February 26, Beijing, China

2008 Invited speech: “International glass art works” to Master Glass Studio of Shanghai University, March 10, Shanghai, China.

2005 Lecture on “Contemporary Glass in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan” The Glass Art Society, 2005 conference in Adelaide

Solo Exhibitions

2011 Be/coming, Gallery, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, 25 November -6 December 2011

2011 Glass Be/coming, Liverpool Street Gallery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 1-3 September, 2011.

2011 Suchness, Nexus Gallery of Nexus Multicultural Arts, Adelaide, Australia, 25 August-30 September, 2011.

2006 Bridging架橋 (Sunny Wang Glass 2006王鈴蓁玻璃展二OO六), Hong Kong: Koru Contemporary Art, 1 December 2006 to 31 January 2007.

2004 Sunny Wang Glass Exhibition, Bark Gallery/Koru Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2004 Sunny Wang Glass Exhibition, Page One International Bookshop, Taipei/Taiwan

2004 Sunny Wang Glass Exhibition, The Touch Gallery, Singapore

2003 Passing Love [傳愛], Hsinchu Municipal Glass Museum, Hsinchu/Taiwan

2003 Sunny Wang Glass Art, Shinkong Mitsukoshi, Taipei/Taiwan

2002 Sunny Wang Glass Art, Hsin Kang Foundation of Culture and Education, Chiayi/Taiwan

2002 Sunny Wang Glass Exhibition, G-Case Gallery, Taipei/Taiwan

2001 Please Touch: Chinese Character–Drawing in Glass, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra/Australia

Group Exhibitions

2014 “Red Happiness” ; “ Galaxy”, Now/Then: Influence of Qing Dynasty Glass on Contemporary Glass Art [露華瑩澈: 清代/當代玻璃器物展], Shanghai Museum of Glass, 8 Nov 2014 – 31 Aug 2015, Shanghai/China

2014 Hsinchu International Glass Festival, Hsinchu City Glass Museum [新竹市立玻璃工藝博物館], 12 July – 31 August 2014, Hsinchu/Taiwan

2014 1895 Chinese Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition — Chinese Contemporary Arts & Crafts Series of Exhibitions & Seminar [1895中國當代玻璃藝術展 — 中國當代工藝美術系列大展暨學術論壇], 1 Mar to 20 April 2014, NangTong [南通], China.

2014 Taiwan Japan Glass Exhibition [台日玻璃藝術展], 8-20 April 2014, The Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum [日本宮崎縣立美術館], Miyazaki /Japan

2014 Wood Cloth Gold. Lacquer Glass Ceramic [木布轉金.漆彩玻陶─工藝教授聯展], 22 March -21 April 2014, Taichung Cultural& Creative Industries Park [台中文化創意產業園區雅堂館], Taichung/Taiwan

2014 Breathing Through Transparence — International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition [透氣 透器— 2014 杭州國際當代玻璃藝術展], China Academy of Art, 10 Jan to 6 March 2014, HangZou/China

2013 Confluence 合琉, David Reekie & Sunny Wang, Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, 21-30 November 2013, Hong Kong.

2013 ART Shanghai 2013 [上海春季艺术沙龙国际玻璃艺术展], April 18 – 22, 2013, Shanghai.

2012 “Milestone”, Asian Glass, Koru Contemporary Art, 21 Nov 2012- 30 January 2013, Hong Kong.

2012 “The Poetic Stones”, Rhythm & Tone: Jean-Paul Pancrazi and Sunny Wang, Koru Contemporary Art, May 4- June 9
2012, Hong Kong.

2011 “Milestone”, Laisee利是 – 10 years of Koru Contemporary Art in Hong Kong, 13 December 2011-14 February 2012, Koru Contemporary Art, Hong Kong.

2011 “Red Good Fortune”, Refine Glass Art – Exhibition of the Glass Art Professors [聚矽迷璃-玻璃工藝教授聯展], Glass Museum of Hsinchu City, Cultural Affairs Bureau, 9 April – 3 July 2011, Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

2011 “Black& White Suchness”, Out of Context [非上下文], Academy of Visual Arts Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University, 25 January – 13 February, Hong Kong.

2011 “3 Black&Red Suchness”, 3 Nations: Asian Contemporary Glass Arts, Rear Gallery, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, 17 December 2010 – 23 January 2011, Tasmania/Australia.

2010 Works “Love” and “Wind”, Artisti e designer del vetro 1960-2010 La collezione Bellini-Pezzoli [Glass Artists and Designers 1960-2010 The Bellini-Pezzoli Collection], curated by Rosa Barovier Mentasti and Cristina Tonini, Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, 18 November 2010 – 30 January 2011, Milan/Italy.

2010 “3 Black&Red Suchness”, 3 Nations: Asian Contemporary Glass Arts, Tasmanian Craft Fair, Deoraine, 29 October – 1 November, Tasmania/Australia.

2010 Installation work “Suchness-Ease” and “Stone Meditation”, Prelude, Opening Exhibition @ Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, 18 June – 2 July, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

2010 4 works “Black& White Suchness”, “Cobalt Blue Cell” and “Copper Blue Cell”, So Glass, HKGADS 1st Member Exhibition, 15-21 May, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong.

2010 “7 Ru-Suchness”, Frozen-in Tension, 29 April 2010 – 27 January 2011, Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation, Munich/Germany.

2009 “Black&White Suchness”, Metamorphosis, Hong Kong Baptist University Glass Art Exhibition, 23 October – 11 November, Lam Woo International Conference Centre, HKBU, Hong Kong.

2009 “5 Ru”, 3 Nations: Asian Contemporary Glass Art, 17 July – 16 October, Koru Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2009 “3 Ru”, Asian Contemporary Glass Art, 30 April – 30 May, Gallery Sklo, Seoul/Korea

2009 Australian Contemporary Art 2009, 2-6 March, Koru Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2008 Glass. China, 7 November 2008 to 10 December 2009, Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation, Munich/Germany

2008 Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Award Exhibition of Winning and Shortlisted Entries, October 4-7, at Hong Kong International Arts & Antiques Fair, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2008 ‘Best of Koru’ Art Singapore 2008, October 10-13, Koru Contemporary Art, Singapore

2008 In Essence- The Legacy of Stephen Procter, 19 September – 25 October, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney

2008 Configurational Force: Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Painting and Glass, Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong

2008 Glass Art Journey: Taiwan New Glass, Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County Government, Taoyuan/Taiwan

2008 Steninge World Exhibition of Art Glass 2008, April 7th – October 1st, Steninge Slot Kulturcenter, Marsta/Sweden

2008 Hong Kong Art Walk, Koru Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2007 Marks of Memory, OZAsia 07, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide/Australia

2006 First Celebration of the World of Arts and Crafts, La Mans/France

2006 Art Singapore 2006, Koru Contemporary Art, Singapore

2006 Australia Art & About, April 4-25, Koru Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

2006 “Red Happiness”, Four Artists Three Mediums, Artist and Horus & Deloris, Contemporary Art Space,
Sydney/Australia

2005 International Glass Art Exhibition, Aptos Cruz Galleries, Adelaide/Australia

2005 Seeds of Light –ANU School of Art Glass Workshop 20th Anniversary Exhibition, ANU School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra/Australia

2004 Preliminary·Sequence -The Exhibition of Sunny Wang & Lynn Lin’s glass art work, Cultural Affairs Bureau of Tainan City Government, Tainan/Taiwan

2003 Sunny and Chung (Taiwan/Hong Kong) Studio Glass Exhibition, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2002 Glass Now 2002 Auction, National Liberty Museum, PA, USA

2002 Australian Glass II, Stephen Procter and Sunny Wang, Gallery Enomoto, Osaka/Japan

2002 DIALOGUE – Stephen Procter and Friends, Quadrivium, Sydney/Australia

2002 ECSTASY – Contemporary Australia Studio Glass, Quadrivium, Sydney/Australia

2001 New Glass New Talent, AXIA Modern Art, Melbourne/Australia

2001 Canberra-Milano, Scaletta Di Vetro Gallery, Milan/Italy

2001 Ausglass Student Exhibition, Melbourne/Australia

2000 Craft ACT Christmas Member Exhibition, Canberra/Australia

1999 Hsinchu International l999 Glass Art Festival, Hsinchu/Taiwan